RARA-AVIS: Re: Elmore Leonard honored at Fitzgerald Conference

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 07 Oct 2008

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, DJ-Anonyme@... wrote:
    > Mario wrote:
    > "Speaking of top guys, the Nobel prize for literature is coming up... as
    > I do every year, I wonder if they'll every give it to one of "our" guys,
    > notably, Cormac McCarthy, Leonard or Bradbury. Not having given it to
    > Bradbury before is a scandal."
    > Didn't someone on the Nobel committee recently make some very dismissive
    > comments about American lit in general?

    One high-ranking guy did. The comments that were published in the press sounded foolish, in fact embarrassingly so.



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